|Nigger - John C.Williams|
A word of hate or term of endearment? Like many young African American teens, Jermaine used the word every day. Then, in the summer of 2003, he traveled down south and met people for whom nigger will never be just another word.
Keywords: Racism; Tolerance; African American History
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|Sadobabies - Runaways in San Francisco - Nancy Kalow, May Petersen|
The day-to-day life and expressive culture of a group of runaways in San Francisco in one of the first "no-budget" 8mm video documentaries. The runaway teens created a cohesive family on the streets; their mistreatment of "sadobaby" dolls mirrors they way their abusive parents treated them. Made from 1986 to 1988 by videographer and folklorist Nancy Kalow; produced by Nancy Kalow and writer/social worker May Petersen...
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|MOTHERHOOD by CHOICE, Not Chance - Dorothy Fadiman, Katie Peterson|
Motherhood by Choice, Not Chance distills key moments from each of the three films in the OSCAR-nominated, EMMY-winning 2½ hour series CHOICE: From the Back-Alleys to the Supreme Court & Beyond. Through first person stories, this documentary brings alive the history of the struggle for women's reproductive rights in the United States. Intimate interviews reveal the passion of those who moved abortion from the danger of the back alleys to a safe, legal choice...
Keywords: Dorothy Fadiman; Power of Choice; Erika Luckett; Katie Peterson reproductive rights; women; womens rights; abortion; abortion laws; abortion legislation; abortion rights; womens history; womens health; pro-choice; pro-choice activism; sex education; sex ed; prochoice; choice; Roe v. Wade; access; abortion bans; reproductive health; reproductive choice; medical issues; health care; public policy; human rights; motherhood
Average rating: (9 reviews)
|WHEN ABORTION WAS ILLEGAL: Untold Stories - Dorothy Fadiman, Daniel Meyers|
When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories illuminates a largely undocumented era, from the end of the 19th century through the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973. This Academy Award-nominated film features compelling first person accounts, which reveal the physical, legal, and emotional consequences during the era when abortion was a criminal act. Until recently, the era of illegal abortion had been a "sealed chapter" in U.S...
Keywords: Dorothy Fadiman; Academy Award; Oscar; Concentric Media; reproductive rights; women; women's rights; abortion; abortion laws; abortion legislation; abortion rights; women's history; women's health; personal stories; interviews; reproductive health; reproductive choice; medical issues; health care; medical care; public policy; human rights; doctors; abortion doctors; clergy; back alleys; women's history; illegal abortions; abortionists; Erika Luckett
Average rating: (43 reviews)